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Batang Palupuh Nature Conservation Center (Rafflesia Park)

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Address: Desa Batang Palupuh | Kec. Palupuh, Kab. Agam, Palupuh, Indonesia

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A beautiful, fascinating, challenging real jungle trek!

This is absolutely the highlight of my visit to Bukittinggi! It is not far from Bukittingi only 20 minutes drive. You can either go by car, motorbike or public bus. Wgen you take... read more

Reviewed 27 September 2016
Sita S
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Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

This is absolutely the highlight of my visit to Bukittinggi! It is not far from Bukittingi only 20 minutes drive. You can either go by car, motorbike or public bus. Wgen you take public bus, tell the driver to stop at Rafflessia. As you get off you will see a Raflessia Centre sign. Inside there are local rangers that can... More 

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Reviewed 4 March 2015 via mobile

come to palupuh to see Raflesia was so great. we go with local guide, on the way back local guide didn't say any, he just walk very fast and leave us in behind. its not profissional work, we pay for that..!!!! and when ask about other rare flower ( Amorphophallus Titanum ) he say only one the plant grow now... More 

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Petaling Jaya, Malaysia
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Reviewed 2 April 2013

I'd always wanted to see one. So, I took the chance when I heard that there are so many blooms in the Palupuh hills that you could see one anytime, even though it takes months and years before the flower matures. I was fortunate to see one which was in bloom, a dead one by its side and another one... More 

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Suwon, South Korea
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Reviewed 2 November 2012

West Sumatra is one of the few places on Earth to see the largest flower - Rafflesia Arnoldi. Staying in Bukittinggi we could not miss our chance! We asked at Bedudal Cafe in Bukittinggi and they informed us that yes, there was a Rafflesia flower blooming at the moment (it was the beginning oа October)! They arranged this great trip... More 

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